Laura Axelrod writes stories combining her interests in current events, history and personal growth.
She is currently a contributor to the Clyde Fitch Report. Her column, Triple Axelrod, features interviews, current events and discussion about the South.
She studied at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, receiving her MFA and BFA in Dramatic Writing.
Her entertainment articles and book reviews have appeared in The Birmingham News (Ala) and al.com, Alabama’s largest news-gathering site. Newhouse News Service distributed her reviews, which were subsequently published by The Houston Chronicle, Seattle Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Grand Rapids Press and other newspapers across the country.
Her plays have been performed in California, New York and Europe. Her play, “Everybody in This House” is available through Original Works Publishing. She is a member of The Dramatists Guild.
She created Project 1968, a blog story, based on her full-length play, “War is Kind.” Educause Review cited the project as an example of Web 2.0 storytelling.
Laura is writing her first book.